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 Period Event
1498 Vasco da gama was sent from lisbon to europe
1505 to 1509- Francisco almeida first governor general of portuguese in india.Introduced policy of blue water
1565 Vijayanagara empire declined,wodeyar dynasty founded its rule
1600 to 1700 AD- India became attraction for many europian nations
1600 31st dec- Queen elizabeth chartered east india company and granted monopoly of eastern trade
1600 English east india company was founded for trade with india
1602 Dutch east india company was formed
1608 First factory of english was setup at surat
1616 Danes east india company was founded
1627 Shivaji was born
1647 Shivaji took control towards maratha nation
1651 In bengal first english factory was set up at hugli
1656 Shivaji captured fort of toran
1663 Shivaji managed to outwit the mughals
1664 French east india company was founded by colbert
1665 Raja jai singh besieged shivaji
1666 Shivaji escaped
1668 Island of bombay was acquired by east india company from british government  and was immediately fortified
1674 Shivaji made raigarh his capital and assumed title "chhatrapati"
1680 Shvaji died at the age of 53
1689 Shivaji's son shambhaji executed
1698 Britishers obtained zamindari from subedar Azim-us-shaan of three vllages
1700 century - Dutch power in india begin to decline
1707 Shahu shambhaji's son released from mughals
1713 The period of peshwa domination with appointmen of balaji vishwanath as the peshwa of king shahu
1717 Trade privilages were confrimed and additional territory were given to rent by the emperor,farrukhsiyar
1720 to 1740- Balaji rao (i) son of balaji vishwanath was peshwa. During this period maratha kingdom was transformed into an empire
1731 to 1734- Process of usurpation of royal throne started
1742 to 1754- French power reach its peak with governorship of dupleix
1746 to 1748- First carnatic war between french and britishers in india(battle of madaras)
1749 Balaji baji rao was formally made head of the state after the death of king shahu
1749 to 1754- Second carnatic war,french were defeated
1751 Siege of arcot between french+indian forces and robert clive
1752 Battle of chingleput ,clive captured chingleput fort from french east india company
1753 to 1754- French begins to loose there ground to britishers
1753 Clive returned home
1755 Clive came back
1757 to 1763- Third carnatic war,started in 1756 in europe
1757 Battle of plassey between british east india company and nawab of bengal+french allies
1757 Along with admiral charles watson ,clive captured french dominated chandangarh
1759 Dutch finally collapsed with the defeat by english in the battle of bedara
1759 Battle of chinsurah ,clive defeated allies of dutch east india company+nawab of bengal mir jafar
1759 Battle of kharla between nizam and marathas
1760 Battle of wandiwash,british defeated french
1761 Third battle of panipath between maratha and ahmed shah abdali of afghanistan
1763 Treaty of paris between french and britishers
1765 to 1772- Dual system of administration in bengal
1767 to 1769- First anglo maysore war ,haider ali+nizam+maratha defeated british
1768 Gorkhas moved towards indian plains and confronted with sikhs and britishers
1771 Marathas attacked haider ali
1772 Warren hastings put an end to this dual system
1772 Warren hastings became governor of bengal
1773 Regulating act
1773 Warren hastings became the first governor general of bengal, through the regulating act
1773 Lord cornwill introduced izaredari system
1774 Rohilla war
1775 to 1782 -First anglo maratha war,begins with treaty of surat 1775 and ended with treaty of salbai 1782
1780 to 1784- Second anglo maysore war ,english attempted to capture mahe(french port) under ali
1783 Edmund burke bill
1784 Pitts india act
1784 Sudden growth in the company's cotton trade to china from gujarat through bombay
1784 Warren hastings founded the asiatic society of bengal with william jones and wrote introduction to the first english translation of the gita by charles wilkins
1784 Pitts act
1786 to 1793- Lord cornwills,2nd governor general of bengal
1790 to 1792- Third anglo maysore war ,british+nizam+marathas with tipu at srirangapatnam,tipu signed treaty of srirangapatnam(march 1792)
1792 Sikhs under ranjit singh came into power in punjab
1792 Cononel kirkpatrick commercial visit to kathmandu
1793 The charter act
1793 Lord cornwill , the first person to codify laws
1793 to 1798- Sir john shore, 3rd governor general of bengal
1794 to 1876- Radhakant deb life period
1798 Ranjit singh made alliance with sikh misls west of the sutlej to successfully repell the invasion of afghan ruler zaman shah
1798 to 1805 -Lord wellesley 4th governor genera general of bengal
1799 Forth anglo maysore war,tipu was defeated twice by britishers and died
1799 4th may-English captured srirangapatanam,tipu died
1799 Lord wellesey brought censorship of press act
1800 to 1805 -set up fort william college in calcutta ,was famous as bengal tiger
1801 English occupied gorkhapur district and shared comman boundary with gorkhas
1802 Last peshwa baji rao (ii) signed treaty of bassein(subsidiary alliance with british)
1802 to 1804 -Captian knox posted as british resident in kathmandu
1803 to 1805 -Second anglo maratha war,Governor general wellesley in 1798  to make them there subsidiary alliance
1805 to 1807- Sir george barlow ,5th governor general of bengal
1806 vellore metting by soilders
1807 to 1813- Lord minto(I),6th governor general of bengal
1809 Treaty of amritsar with ranjit singh
1809 R r roy wrote gift to monotheists
1813 The charter act(ended the monopoly of east  india company)
1813 to 1823- Lord hastings,7th governor general of bengal
1814 to 1816 -Anglo nepal war under lord hastings
1814 to 1816- Anglo nepal war
1814 R r roy set up atmiya sabha in calcutta
1817 to 1818-Third anglo maratha war Governor general lord hastings in 1813 ,Peshwa baji rao(II) was dethroned,with holker a subsidiary treaty known as treaty of mandsor was signed
1820 late and early 1830- emerged a radical intellectual trend among the youth in bengal known as young bengal movement
1823 to 1828- Lord amherst,8th governor general of bengal
1824 to 1826 -First anglo  burmise war under lord amherst,maha bundula burmers general was killed in the battle of donaben, treaty of yandaboo 1826, british resident was stationed in burmese capital
1824 to 1883- Dayanand saraswati or mulshankar
1825 R r roy established a vedanta college
1825 to 1917- Dadabhai naroji
1826 to 1831- Henry vivian derozio, taught in hindu college calcutta who founded young bengal movement.He is also considered as the first nationalist poet of modern india
1828 to 1833- Lord bentick,9th governor general of bengal
1828 Brahmo samaj was founded by raja rammohan roy at calcutta
1829 Abolition of sati by regulation (XVII)
1830 Suppression of thugi
1830 Dharma sabha founded by radhakant deb
1831 Deposition of raja of mysore and annexation of his territories
1831 Treaty of friendship with ranjit singh
1831 Annexed central cachar
1833 The charter act
1833 to 1834- Lord william bentiack,governor general of india
1833 to 1894- Bankim chandra chattopadhyay
1834 Annexed coorg
1834 to 1838- Lord macaulay,2nd governor general of india
1834 to 1836- Sir charles metcalfe,governor general of india
1835 First medical college was opened in calcutta
1836 to 1842- Lord auckland ,governor general of india
1837 to 1880- mohammed quasim nanautavi life period
1838 Auckland signed tripartite treaty with shahshuja and ranjit singh
1839 to 1842 -first anglo afghan war :English army crossed territories of sind(voilating treaty of 1932)and occupied kandhar,ghazni and kabul
1839 Death of ranjit singh
1842 Shah shuja was killed,english were forced to sign a humiliating treaty and to recognise dos mohammed as amir of afghanistan
1842 to 1844- Lord ellenborough, governor general of india
1842 Rani Lakshmi bai (Manu), married to raja gangadhar rao
1844 to 1848- Lord harding, governor general of india
1845 to 1846 -First anglo sikh war during dalip singh, ocuppied lahore and signed treaty of lahore on 9th march 1846
1847 to 1933- Annie besant life period
1848 to 1849 -Second anglo sikh war ,governor general dalhousie,rebellon of mulraj 1848 governor of multan against company,britishers attacked punjab
1848 to 1856- Lord dalhousie ,governor general of india
1852 Second anglo burmese war under lord dalhousie, martaban,rangoon,prome,pega annexed,pegu and entire cost of bay of bengal were occupied
1853 The charter act
1853 Introduction of railways,telegraph and postal system
1853 Rani Lakshmi bai and raja gangadhar rao adopted a child
1854 Danes were forced to sell there settlements to the britishers
1854 Woods education despatch
1855 to 1856- Santhal uprising
1856 Widow remarriage act
1856 Awadh (lucknow) was annexed on charge of maladministration and jhansi was annexed owing to doctrine of lapse
1856 Bal gangadhar tilak /Lokamanya tilak was borned
1857 20th sept- Delhi was captured by john nicholson and bahadur shah (II) was deported to rangoon and his sons were shot dead
1857 6th dec- Kanpur was recaptured by colin campbell
1857 to 1920- Bal gangadhar tilak
1858 Government of india act
1858 to 1862- Lord canning 1st viceroy of india
1858 17th june- Jhansi was captured by hugh rose , Manu died in the battle field at kalpi
1858 21th march- Lucknow was recaptured by colin campbell,havelock and outram
1858 to 1932- Bipin chandra pal
1859 White mutiny by europian troops
1859 15th april- Tantia tope was betrayed by a friend ,was captured and executed
1859 to 1860- Indigo revolt ,begins from ryots of govindpur village in nadia district (bengal)
1860 Government appointed an indigo commission
1861 Indian council act
1861 High court act
1861 Indian civil services act
1861 Radha swami movement was founded by tulsi ram of agra, a banker by profession
1861 to 1941- Rabindra nath tagore
1862 to 1863- Lord elgin, 2nd viceroy of india
1862 Bahadur shah (II) died at rangoon
1864 to 1869- Lord john lawrence,3rd viceroy of india
1864 Veda samaj founded by sridharalu naidu in madras
1864 chattopadhyay's first novel durgeshanandi published
1865 High courts estabilished at calcutta ,bombay and madras
1865 Bhutan war
1865 to 1928- Lala lajpat rai
1867 Mahadev govind ranade along with dr.atmaram pandurang reorganised paramhansa sabha under the guidance of keshab chandra sen  and founded prarthana samaj
1867 Deoband movement founded by two theologians mohammed qasim nanautavi and rasid ahmed gangohi
1867 to 1868- Indigo riots in champaran bihar
1869 to 1872- Lord mayo ,4th viceroy of india
1869 2nd oct- Gandhi was born at porbandar in gujarat
1872 to 1876- Lord northbrook, 5th viceroy of india
1873 Satya shodhak samaj (truth seekers society) founded by jyotibha phule
1875 The first arya samaj unit was formally set up at bombay
1875 The theosophical society was founded by madame blavatsky and col.olcott in new york
1876 to 1880- Lord lytton,6th viceroy of india
1876 to 1878- Famine in madras,bombay,mysore,hyderabad,parts of central india  and punjab
1876 Royal titles, queen victoria assuming the title of kaiser-i-hind or queen empress of india
1878 to 1880 -second anglo afghan war,sher ali died ,yakub khan signed the treaty of gandamak(1879),general roberts occupied kabul,abdul rehman was  made the new amir.
1878 Lord lytton passed the infamous vernacular press act
1878 Appoinment of famine commission under the presidency of richard strachey
1878 the arms act
1879 to 1972- Chakrawarti rajagopalachari
1879 to 1949- Sarojini naidu
1880 to 1884- Lord rippon, 7th viceroy of india
1881 The first factory act to improve labour conditions
1882 Indian council act
1882 Government resolution on local self government
1882 Appoinment of education commission under sir william hunter
1882 jan- Founders (theosophical society) arrived in india and established the headquaters of the society at adyar near madras
1884 to 1888- Lord dufferin, 8th viceroy of india
1884 Punjdesh affair
1884 to 1963- Dr.rajendra prasad
1885 The indian national congress founded by allan octavian hume, a retired british member of indian civil services
1885 28th dec- First session of indian national congress at gokuldas tejpal sanskrit college (bombay), 72 delegates attended it, wyomesh chandra banerjee was elected as its president
1886 Third anglo burmese war,king theebaw was imprisoned,capital city mandlay was occupied
1886 to 1915- Gopal krishna gokhale
1887 16th feb- Silver jubilee of  queen victoria celebration
1887 Deva samaj founded by sri shiv narain agnihotri at lahore
1888 to 1894- Lord lansdowne ,9th viceroy of india
1888 Miss annie besant joined the theosophical society in england
1889 Ahmadiya movement founded by mirza gulam ahmed
1889 to 1964- Jawahar lal nehru
1890 Kadambini ganguly addressed the congress session, the first women graduate of calcutta university
1891 Second factory act, granted a weekly holiday
1891 to 1956- Dr.bhimrao ambedkar
1891 Tilak joined INC
1891 Bipin chandra pal supported age of consent bill
1892 Indian council act
1893 Setting up of durand commission to define  line between india and afghanistan
1893 Vivekananda went to america and attended the world parliament of religious conference at chicago
1893 Annie besant shifted headquater to adyar ,tamilnadu
1893 Tilak started celebrating ganpati festival
1893 S naidu got married to dr.govindarajulu naidu
1894 to 1899- Lord elgin (II), 10th viceroy of india
1895 Tilak started celebrating shivaji festival
1896 to 1897- Lyall commission was set up after famine
1897 British officials assassinated by chapekar brothers
1897 The first ramakrishna math was established by the disciple of rama krishna, Swami vivekananda at barangnagar
1897 to 1945- Subhash chandra bose
1898 Annie besant laid the foundation of central hindu college in banaras
1899 to 1905- Lord curzon,11th viceroy of india
1899 Establishment of department of commerce and industry,  passed the indian coinage and paper currency act and put india on a gold standard
1901 Dadabhai naroji wrote a book which highlighted the draining of wealth from india by the british and its effects in his book "Poverty and un-british rule in india"
1901 22nd dec- Tagore founded shantiniketan near bolpore
1902 Appointment of police commission under andrew frazer to review police administration
1902 University commission
1904 Passing of indian university act
1905 to 1910- Lord minto (II)12th viceroy of india
1905 20th july- Lord curzon issued an order to divide the province of bengal into two parts
1905 16th oct- Ceremony of rakshabandhan was observed, hindu and muslims tied rakhi to each other
1905 7th aug- At calcutta session the congress adopted to boycott british goods
1905 Gokhle was the president of banaras session of INC
1905 Gokhle founded the servents of indian society
1905 The golden threshhold by s naidu
1906 Muslim league by aga khan
1906 15th aug- National council of education was set up and aurobindo ghosh was appointed as the first principal of the national college
1906 All india muslim league was founded under the leadership of aga khan, nawab salim-ul-lah of dacca and nawab mohsin-ul-mulk
1906 Dadabhai naroji was the first to demand the swaraj in the calcutta session
1907 Split of congress in annual session in surat
1907 Annie besant became the  president of the theosophical society
1907 Congress splits, the moderate and the extremist groups at surat
1907 to 1911- The government launched massive attack on the extremists
1907 Ganhiji's satyagrah against compulsory registration and passes for indians in south africa
1907 to 1931- Bhagat singh
1909 Morley minto reforms or the indian council act
1909 Morley minto reform was passed
1910 to 1916- Lord hardinge (II),13th viceroy of india
1910 Satyagrah against immigration restrictions ,derecoginition of non christian indian marriages
1911 Coronation durbar of king george (V) held in delhi
1911 Creation of bengal presidency (like bombay and madras)
1911 Partition of bengal was cancelled
1911 Transfer of capital from calcutta to delhi
1912 The bird of time by s naidu
1913 nov- The hind association of america was founded by sohan singh bhakana
1913 Ghadar party movement
1913 Tagore got noble prize for Gitanjali
1914 to 1919- World war (I),britain,france,russia,usa,italy and japan against germany,austria,hungry,and turkey
1915 Establishment of hindu mahasabha by madanmohan malaviya
1915 Gandhiji came back to india from south africa
1916 to 1921- Lord chelmsford, 14th viceroy of india
1916 Formation of home rule league by annie besant and tilak
1916 Lucknow pact between the congress and muslim league
1916 Central hindu college became BHU
1916 Home rule league was setup by mrs annie besant (september) and b g tilak (april)
1916 Lucknow pact, readmission of the extremists in inc and the alliance between the congress and muslim league was formed
1916 Tilak founded the home rule league
1917 Appointment of saddlers commission for reforms in education policy
1917 Rabindra nath tagore gave mahatma title to gandhi
1917 Anni besant was elected as the president of calcutta session of INC
1917 The broken wing by s naidu
1918 dec- The hindu mahasabha was founded and madan mohan malaviya was elected as its president at belgaum session
1919 Third anglo afghan war,Ammanulah tried to declare his independence from british regency but was defeated and signed treaty of rawalpindi
1919 Jallianwala bagh massacre
1919 Government of india act (montague-chelmsford reforms)
1919 march-rowlatt act
1919 13th april- jallianwala bagh tragedy
1919 nov- the all india khilafat conference held at delhi
1919 Tilak helped in ushering the lucknow pact and the reforms act at the amritsar congress
1920 1st aug- Death of tilak
1920 to 1922- the khilafat movement
1920 to 1922- Non-cooperation movement
1920 Lala lajpat rai was the president of the special edition of the congress at calcutta
1920 Anni besant didn’t attented the session at nagpur following differences with gandhiji
1920 S c bose passed the indian civil services examination in england,but left it on gandhiji's call of NCM
1921 to 1926- Lord reading 15th viceroy of india
1921 Moplah rebellion in kerala
1921 Communist party was founded by m n roy
1921 to 1922- Chakrawarti rajagopalachari was the general secretary of INC
1922 5th feb- Chauri chaura incident
1922 Vishwabharati university started
1922 Establishment of swaraj party by c r das and motilal nehru
1922 5th feb- Chauri chaura incident near gorakhpur (u.p)
1922 12th feb- Gandhiji called of non coorperation movement
1922 march- Gandhiji was arrested and sentenced for 6 years in jail
1922 dec- Congress khilafat swaraj party was formed c r das was formed president and motilal nehru as one of the secretaries
1922 Rai opposed the withdrawl of non coperation movement
1922 to 1924- Chakrawarti rajagopalachari was the member of congress working committee
1923 Decision to hold simultaneous examinations for the ICS both in delhi and london
1923 Swaraj party got 42 seats out of 101 elected seats in bengal and central province
1924 The all  india khilafat committee also ceased to function after the abolition  of khilafat in turkey by mustafa kamal pasha
1924 oct- At the meeting it was decided to set up the hindustan republic association which was later recognised as the hindustan socialist republican association (HSRA) at kanpur by sachindra nath sanyal,jogesh chandra chatterjee,ramprasad bismil and chandra sekhar azad and declared its objectives
1924 Ambedkar founded depressed classes institute
1925 Kakori train roberry
1925 9th aug- Kakori conspiracy case
1925 S naidu presided over the kanpur session of congress
1926 to 1931- Lord irwin 16th viceroy of india
1926 After death of c r das the party broke
1927 Appoinment of the harcourt butler indian states commission
1927 nov- The british government appointed the indian statutory commission known as the simon commission
1927 At madras session, presided over by dr.ansari the indian national congress decided to boycott the commission
1927 Ambedkar founded samaj samantha sangh
1928 Visit of simon commission and boycott of the commission by the indians
1928 All party conference was held in lucknow for suggestions for the (future) constition of india, the report of which was called the nehru report or the nehru constitution
1928 30th oct- Lala lajpat rai died because of lathi charge at lahore
1928 Bardoli movement
1928 feb- All party conference met and appointed a sub committee under the chairmanship of motilal nehru to draft a constitution, the report was finalised on august
1928 30th oct- Saundars was killed at lahore railway station by bhagat singh,azad and raj guru. He was the superintendent of police who ordered the lathi charge on lala lajpat rai ,this was the first revolutionary act of HSRA
1928 Nehru became general secretary of INC
1928 Rai got injured
1929 Murder of saunders, the assistant superintendent of police of lahore
1929 Bomb blast in the assembly hall of delhi
1929 8th april- Bhagat singh and batukeshwar dutt threw two crude bombs in central legislative assembly ,when the assembly was discussing the public safety bill and trade dispute bill
1929 19th dec- Under pandit nehru,lahore session of congress took place and purna swaraj was made a resolution
1929 31st dec- The newly adopted tricolour flag of freedom was hoisted
1929 Nehru became president of INC
1930 Surya sen a revolutionary of bengal masterminded the raid on chittagong armoury
1930 26th jan- It was fixed as the first independence day,which was to be celebrated every year
1930 12th march- Civil disobedience movement was started by gandhij with dandi march
1930 6th april- Gandhiji reached dandi and symbolically broke the salt law,after a 24 day long walk with his 78 followers
1930 Iqbal suggested the frontier provience,baluchistan,sindh(the federation)
1930 gandhi was given title of malang baba/nanga fakir  by kabailas of north-west frontier
1931 to 1936- Lord willingdon, 17th viceroy of india
1931 Failure of the second round table conference, resumption of the civil disobedience movement
1931 23rd march- Bhagat singh,sukhdev,rajguru were hanged at the lahore jail
1931 27th feb- Azad was surrounded by the police at affred park,allahabad,where he shot himself dead
1931 march- gandhi irwin pact was signed
1931 1st sept to 1st dec- Second round table conference in london
1931 gandhi was given title of indian/traitor fakir by winston churchill
1931 gandhi was given title of half naked saint by frank mores
1932 Announcement of communal award under which separate communal electorates was setup
1932 Fast into death by gandhiji in yervada prison, broken after the poona pact
1932 Third round table conference
1932 Indian national congress was declaired inlegal organisation
1932 16th aug- Prime minister ramsay macdonald announced his communal award
1932 25th sept- Poona pact
1932 sept- Gandhiji started an all india anti touchability league
1932 24th nov to dec- Third round table conference
1933 Surya sen was hanged
1933 jan- Gandhiji started harijan league
1933 8th jan- Observed as temple entry day
1934 Establishment of congress socialist party by acharya narendra dev and jaya prakash narayan
1935 Burma was seperated from india
1935 Government of india act
1935 Government of india act
1935 Burma was seperated from india
1935 Government of india act
1936 Establishment of indian kisan sabha
1936 to 1944- Lord linlithgow, 18th viceroy of india
1936 to 1937- First general elections, congress obtained absolute majority in 6 states
1938 Bose was elected as the president of INC at its haripura session
1938 Bose was elected president at its tripuri session
1939 Resignation of all congress members after the outbreak of the world war (II)
1939 Bose founded forward block
1940 13th march- Sardar udham singh killed general dyer in caxton hall in london
1940 Proposal of separate pakistan first passed in lahore session by the muslim league
1940 aug- To get indian cooperation on the war effort the viceroy announced the august offer
1941 Escape of s. c.bose and formation of indian national army
1941 june- Germany attacked russia
1941 Jan- S c bose,after founding the forward block,escaped from india and went to berlin (germany) via moscow
1941 S c bose escaped to berlin and met hitler
1942  Passing of quit india resolution by the congress
1942 Out break of august revolution or revolt of after arrest of national leaders
1942 Cripps mission
1942 march- Japan occuied rangoon
1942 8th aug- Congress met at bombay and passed the famous quit india resolution
1942 9th aug- Gandhiji and other congress leaders were arrested and the party was declared illegal once again
1943 The floud comission inquiring the reasons of the great bengal famine
1943 Indian national army was formed in singapore by s c bose along with rasbehari bose
1943 Bose took charge of indian army (azad hind fauz) in singapore and set up indian provisional government there
1944 to  1947- Lord wavell ,19th viceroy of india
1944 C R formula, failure of gandhi -jinnah talks
1944 july- S c bose asked for gandhiji's blessings for indias last war of independence
1944 gandhi was given title of rashtrapita by s c bose
1945 Wavell plan and the shimla conference
1945 End of world war (II)
1945 12th nov- Was celebrated as INA day
1945 14th june- Wavell plan and shimla conference
1945 Bose supposedly died in a plane crash
1946 Proposals of the cabinate mission plans and its acceptance by the congress
1946 16th aug- Observence of direct action day by the muslim league
1946 feb- The cabinate mission plan
1946 sept- An interim cabinate heded by nehru was formed by congress
1946 dec- The muslim league joined the cabinate but decided to boycott the constituent assembly which started its work of framing the constitution
1946 6th june- The muslim league accepted the long term plan forwarded by the cabinet mission
1946 24th june- Congress accepted the long term cabinet mission
1946 july- Elections were held in provincial assemblies for the constituent assembly,the congress got 209 of 273 seats
1946 29th july- The league withdraws its acceptance of the longterm in a reaction against nehru's statement and gave call for direct action form 16th aug 1946 to achieve pakistan
1946 2nd sept- Lord wavell invited nehru,the leader of the largest party to form an interm government which was sworn in. it was composed of 12 members (3 were muslims), nehru was its vice president
1946 16th aug- Country witnessed communal riots on an unprecedented scale
1946 9th dec- The constituent assembly met in new delhi without participation of the league, rajendra prasad was elected as the president
1946 Dr.prasad was elected as the minister incharge of food and agriculture in the interim government
1947 july,The indian independance act
1947 20th feb- Announcement of the end of british rule in india by Clement atlee (pm of england)
1947 march to aug- Lord mount batten, last governor general of india
1947 4th july- India independence act passed by the british parliament by which india became independent on 15th aug 1947
1947 to 1948- Lord mount batten , first governor general of free india
1947 oct- Kashmir acceded to india
1947 27th march- Celebrared as pakistan day by jinna
1947 3rd june- Mountbatten plan
1947 july- The british parliament rectified the mountbatten plan was the independence of india act 1947
1947 15th aug- Independence of india act was implemented
1947 14th aug- Pakistan became independent
1947 15th aug- Midnight as the clock struck 12,India became free
1947 to 1964- Jawahar lal nehru was the first pm of republic of india
1947 15th aug- in the morning,lord mountbatten was sworn in as governor general and nehru as the pm
1947 aug to nov- C rajagopalachari served as the governor of bengal
1948 4th jan Burma got independence
1948 30th jan- Murder of gandhiji
1948 to 1950- C rajagopalachari, last and only indian governor general of free india
1950 jan- C rajagopalachari remained in office
1954 C rajagopalachari was awarded the bharat ratna
1956 nov- the constituent assembly legalised the status of jammu and kashmir as an integral part of indian dominion
1959 C rajagopalachari founded the swatantra party
1962 Dr. prasad was awarded bharat ratna

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